Intaglio print printed in black on medium heavy cream paper
Sheet: 450x315 mm Image: 169x127 mm
Signed in pencil lower right: Edv. Munch
Printer's signature in pencil lower left: O Felsing Berlin gdr.
Woll 97 b).
Auctioned Wednesday November 27 2019 at 18:00
NOK 60,000–80,000 USD 6,500–8,600 EUR 5,800–7,800
LITERATURE: Gerd Woll: Edvard Munch – The complete graphic Works, Oslo 2012.
Sigbjørn Obstfelder (1866-1900) was a Norwegian poet who often wrote in a prose poetry form. He gave a lecture on Munch's art at the Students' Association in Kristiania in November 1895, and was a close friend of Munch for many years.
Cf. also cat. nos. 86 and 97. Woll under cat. no. 85, p. 114.